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Botanical Name: Iberis umbellata
Common Name(s): Candytuft
Very easy to grow, these annuals can be sown nearly throughout the year directly into flowerbeds. Thin out to space seedlings 200mm apart. Flowers appear ±12 weeks after sowing. Usually summer flowering. Flowers appear in flattish flowerheads of red, pink or white. Taller candytuft varieties make excellent cut flowers.
Family: – Brassicaceae
Botanical Pronunciation: eye-BEER-is um-bell-AY-tuh
Semi Frost Hardy
Description: This annual forms blue-green, smooth-textured foliage.